We're in the dog days of summer, and that means no NBA news. And this year there's even less than usual due to the labor dispute and lockout. So while we can't really tell you about the future of your Utah Jazz, we can share some facts about the team's past. Here's the second part of our look back at Jazz draftees, starting with 1989. For the previous editions, click here and here. Also, since the NBA Draft included many more rounds during this time period, we've only included the most notable names here.
No. 21 - Blue Edwards
No. 48 - Junie Lewis
Edwards was on the 1990 NBA All-Rookie 2nd team and recorded his first and the Vancouver Grizzlies' first triple-double on March 1, 1996.
Lewis was cut during training camp.
No. 17 - Eric Leckner
No. 42 - Jeff Moe
No. 67 - Ricky Grace
Leckner played two seasons in Utah, with eight seasons in the NBA overall. He was involved in the 1990 trade which brought Jeff Malone to the Jazz.
Jeff Moe was from the hoops heartland of Indiana and was part of an Iowa pipeline to the NBA in the 1980s (B.J. Armstrong went to Chicago the following year).
Grace did not make an NBA roster and played in Australia his entire career. He was inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.
No. 15 - Jose Ortiz
No. 68 - Billy Donovan
No. 107 - Bart Kofoed
Ortiz played in four Olympics and was with the Jazz until 1990. In 2011 Ortiz was arrested in Puerto Rico for possession and intent to distribute marijuana.
Donovan has since become the coach of the Florida Gators, and is one of four men to play in the Final Four and win a title as a coach. He was cut by the Jazz in the preseason.
Kofoed played on four different teams from 1987-92, including the Sonics and the Celtics.
No. 15 - Dell Curry
Curry played one season for the Jazz and one for the Cavaliers before Charlotte selected him in an expansion draft. He played for the Hornets for 10 seasons, becoming the all-time franchise points leader and received the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award in 1994. He is the father of college sensation Stephen Curry from Davidson.
No. 13 - Karl Malone
No. 37 - Carey Scurry
No. 83 - Delaney Rudd
Malone won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 1996 and 1998 and his 36,298 points trail only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. After John Stockton retired Malone headed to the Lakers to try and pick up a ring.
Scurry stayed with the Jazz until 1988 and also played for the Knicks and Oympiacos.
Rudd would not play for the Jazz for four years, but did well in a Western Finals appearance in 1992 against the Trail Blazers, who would later acquire the guard.
No. 16 - John Stockton
Stockton holds the NBA record for assists (15,806) and steals (3,265) and played in 10 All-Star games. Stockton retired in 2003, having the record for most consecutive seasons and games with one team. His son, Michael Stockton, played for Westminster while David Stockton followed in his footsteps at Gonzaga.
No. 7 - Thurl Bailey
No. 54 - Bobby Hansen
Bailey played professionally for 16 years and had two sessions with the Jazz after a trade in 1991 for Tyrone Corbin. Now he is part of the Jazz broadcast team.
Hansen was known for his defense and won a championship with the Bulls, providing a spark in the 1992 Finals.
No. 3 - Dominique Wilkins
No. 49 - Steve Trumbo
No. 72 - Mark Eaton
The Jazz traded Wilkins to Atlanta to help a struggling organization through money troubles. The 9-time All-Star was known for his dunks and he ended up with 26,668 points and 7,169 rebounds.
Trumbo ended up playing in the CBA and in Spain after playing at BYU. He went into coaching after retirement.
Eaton blocked 456 shots in 1984-85, an NBA record. He was NBA Defensive Player of the Year twice. He has been a part of KJZZ sports broadcasts.
No. 13 - Danny Schayes
No. 27 - Howard Wood
Schayes stayed with the Jazz until 1983 when Mark Eaton took over the center position. He retired after the lockout season in 1999.
Wood only played in the NBA one season, netting 3.4 points per game in 42 games.
No. 2 - Darrell Griffith
No. 19 - John Duren
Griffith won the NBA Rookie of the Year award, averaging 20.6 points per game and worked well with Adrian Dantley, helping the Jazz win the Midwest Division title in 1983-84. He played 10 years for the Jazz and set an NBA record of 92 3-pointers in one season in 1984-85.
Duren spent three years in the NBA, two with the Jazz.
No. 20 - Larry Knight
No. 23 - Tico Brown
No. 67 - Greg Deane
Knight was drafted for defense and rebounding but didn't play for the Jazz at all.
Brown played in the CBA for 10 seasons, winning two titles and at retirement was the league's leading scorer with 8,538 points.
Deane, out of the University of Utah, played longer for the Jazz than the above two picks (7 games).
No. 11 - James Hardy
No. 35 - Tommy Green
Hardy stayed with Utah for four seasons, averaging 5.7 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.
Green did not make it through training camp in his second season once the team moved to Salt Lake. He later returned to Southern University as a coach.
No. 44 - Essie Hollis
Hollis was cut by New Orleans and the Pistons by the 1978-79 season, but won a CBA championship with Rochester. While in Detroit he played under current broadcaster Dick Vitale.
No. 26 - Jacky Dorsey
New Orleans waived Dorsey in October of 1976 and he ended up bouncing around with the Nuggets, Trail Blazers, Rockets and SuperSonics, playing until 1981.
No. 7 - Rich Kelley
No. 37 - Rudy Hackett
No. 38 - Jim McElroy
Kelley tallied 5,678 rebounds in 11 seasons, playing for the Jazz, Nets, Suns, Nuggets and Kings. He helped Utah win the 1983-84 Midwest Division title.
Hackett played for the St. Louis Spirits of the ABA, the New York Nets and the Pacers between 1975 and 1976.
McElroy also played for the Pistons and Hawks, staying in the NBA from 1975 to 1982, while averaging 9.9 points per game.